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Grammar-Land

M.L. Nesbitt

1. 00 Preface and Introduction
2. 01 Mr. Noun
3. 02 Little Article
4. 03 Mr. Pronoun
5. 04 Serjeant Parsing's Visit to Schoolroom-shire
6. 05 Mr. Adjective
7. 06 Mr. Adjective Tried for Stealing
8. 07 The Quarrel Between Mr. Pronoun and Mr. Adjective, and Little Interjection
9. 08 Dr. Verb
10. 09 Dr. Verb's Three Tenses, and Number, and Persons
11. 10 Serjeant Parsing in Schoolroom-Shire Again
12. 11 The Nominative Case
13. 12 Adverb
14. 13 Preposition
15. 14 Prepositions Govern the Objective Case
16. 15 Conjunction
17. 16 Active Verbs Govern the Objective Case
18. 17 The Possessive Case, and Who's to Have the Prize?

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In this charming 1877 book of grammar instruction for children, we are introduced to the nine parts of speech and learn about the rules that govern them in Grammar-Land."Judge Grammar is far mightier than any Fairy Queen, for he rules over real kings and queens down here in Matter-of-fact-land. Our kings and queens have all to obey Judge Grammar’s laws, or else they would talk what is called bad grammar; and then, even their own subjects would laugh at them, and would say: “Poor things!They are funny fellows, these nine Parts-of-Speech. You will find out by-and-by which you like best amongst them all. There is rich Mr. Noun, and his useful friend Pronoun; little ragged Article, and talkative Adjective; busy Dr. Verb, and Adverb; perky Preposition, convenient Conjunction, and that tiresome Interjection, the oddest of them all."

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Grammar Land

- Grammar

I have heard better readers, but the reader does a fine job. The message in this book really has helped my children with their grammar. And, it was fun in the process.